The Farmyard, by Marc Chagall, 1962 (image via Wikimedia).
This post is written by ILRI assistant director general Shirley Tarawali
A side event at the Tropentag 2014 International Conference, being held at the Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic, tomorrow, 18 Sep 2014, from 1400–1530, is being organized by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI).
ILRI is a not-for-profit institution conducting research for development. Working with partners worldwide, ILRI sees livestock as potent instruments for transforming livelihoods and rural economies in developing countries. Focusing on pro-poor, global and researchable issues in livestock development, ILRI aims to serve others as a reliable resource, a catalyst for change, an enabling partner. ILRI is a member of the CGIAR Consortium of Agricultural Research Centres, working to reduce rural poverty, increase food security, improve nutrition and health, and manage natural resources sustainably.
This year, 2014, ILRI have about 700 staff…
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